Viktor Yanukovych

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Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych , Russian: Виктор Фёдорович Янукович; born July 9, 1950) is a Ukrainian politician who has been the President of Ukraine since February 2010. more info »

Viktor Yanukovych has been in the news in 5 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
Russia 6 2.51% 143400000 4343km 36
United States 3 0.76% 316570000 9117km 23.98
Nigeria 2 0.4% 173615000 4874km 6.93
United Kingdom 5 0.61% 63705000 2393km 3.87
Canada 1 0.3% 35141542 6989km 1.06
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Sep 01, 2014
Russia - This would not be completely dissimilar to the way in which Russia has responded to events in Ukraine: After the Moscow-backed government of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was toppled by massive protests early this year, Russia denounced a successor administration as a result of a "fascist" coup and proceeded to annex Crimea and to back pro-Russian separatists in the east. full story »
Aug 31, 2014
Russia - As it becomes increasingly clear that the West has no stomach for war with Russia over Ukraine, Ukraine must constantly remind Western politicians and their voters that it was former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's refusal to sign an association agreement with the European Union that sent Ukrainians onto the streets in protest in November 2013. full story »
Canada - Russian won't stand aside as people shot point-blank: Putin The United States and European Union have gradually tightened economic sanctions against Russia, first imposed after Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in March following the ousting of Kyiv's pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych by protesters 'Russia cannot stand aside when people are being shot at almost at point blank' - Vladimir Putin, Russian president So far, ... full story »
United States - Months of conflict Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in March, following the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych the previous month. full story »
Aug 30, 2014
United States - Denials 'without credibility' Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in March, following the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych the previous month. full story »
Aug 29, 2014
Russia - His tone darkened when speaking about Ukraine, blaming the United States and the European Union for the "unconstitutional" removal of Kiev's former Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych and replacement with a pro-European government. full story »
Aug 28, 2014
United States - Last December, then-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych backed out of a trade agreement long in the works with the European Union and chose to take a $15 billion loan from Russia for his economically hurting nation. full story »
Russia - Russians, you see, couldn't care less about the notion that the toppling of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is perceived by millions of Ukrainians as a win over the forces of darkness and a chance for EU integration. full story »
Aug 27, 2014
Russia - Ukraine's Moscow-leaning president Viktor Yanukovych fled his country following weeks of street clashes by people angry that he had rejected an association agreement with the EU. full story »
United States - The ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February was followed by Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region in March and a declaration of independence by separatist leaders in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. full story »
Aug 26, 2014
United States - That's when then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych scuttled a trade deal with the European Union that would have pulled the country, so recently a satellite of the Soviet Union, toward Europe in the latest twirl of a dance that has lasted centuries. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukrainian forces have recently made gains against pro-Russia separatists in the east Fighting in eastern Ukraine has left more than 2,000 people dead since April In a televised address, he said many current MPs were backers of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and that the majority of Ukrainians wanted a new parliament. full story »
Nigeria - Petro Poroshenko said many current MPs were backers of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and that the majority of Ukrainians wanted a new parliament. full story »
Aug 25, 2014
United Kingdom - Petro Poroshenko said many current MPs were backers of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and that the majority of Ukrainians wanted a new parliament. full story »
Russia - Though NATO has not confirmed Russia's claim it hadn't been invited, the summit comes at a particularly sensitive time in relations between the two parties — with both sides having accused each other of aggressive actions since the conflict in Ukraine began with the ouster of Kremlin-backed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Aug 24, 2014
United Kingdom - These are the first military parades since 2009, when the previous pro-Russian president, Viktor Yanukovych, abolished them. full story »
Aug 21, 2014
Russia - Naftogaz had tried to negotiate a price of $2685 per 1,000 cubic meters, the amount Gazprom offered Ukraine last year after former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych turned his back on an EU trade deal in favor of closer ties with Russiar full story »
Nigeria - Russia’s move came a month after Ukraine’s parliament ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Aug 20, 2014
Russia - Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated since the pro-Russian rebellion erupted in April when rebels set up separatist republics in its Russian-speaking east after political upheaval in Kiev led to the ousting of a Moscow-backed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russia's annexation of Crimea. full story »
United States - Russia's move came a month after Ukraine's parliament ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Aug 19, 2014
Russia - Relations between the two countries have progressively cooled ever since Ukraine's pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February, resulting in a year-long import ban on food products from the West —including the US — in retaliation for economic sanctions imposed on Russia full story »
Aug 18, 2014
Russia - Contentious transfers of power that lie outside ordinary electoral procedures (such as the overthrow of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych) are often not healthy in the long run for democracy, even though they may bring democrats to power. full story »
United States - Russia's move came a month after Ukraine's parliament ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Aug 17, 2014
Russia - In summer 2013, as Ukraine was moving to sign its association agreement with the European Union, the interagency consensus within the Russian government concluded that the best response would be to play it down, warn Kiev of likely trade retaliation and wait for the whole EU thing to unravel over then-President Viktor Yanukovych's refusal to free former Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko. full story »
United States - Russia's move came a month after Ukraine's parliament ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Aug 15, 2014
United States - Kiev (CNN) -- Nearly six months since popular protests toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russia rebels continues in eastern Ukraine. full story »
Aug 14, 2014
United States - Russia's move came a month after Ukraine's parliament ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Aug 13, 2014
Russia - Right Sector played a big role in Kiev street protests early this year that toppled former Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych in February, setting off a confrontation with Russia and sparking the worst Russia-West crisis since the end of the Cold War. full story »
Canada - Right Sector played a marginal if highly visible role in the street uprising that culminated in the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Aug 11, 2014
Russia - In February, Kadyrov offered to send soldiers to Ukraine to protect its Russian-speaking residents from the "terrorists" who seized power from the former Moscow-backed president, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Canada - Many of those in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine distrust the new central government in Kyiv, which came to power after the February ouster of former President Viktor Yanukovych, whose power base was in eastern Ukraine. full story »
Aug 10, 2014
Russia - Ukraine's president Viktor Yanukovych eventually refused, sparking protests which led to his downfall. full story »
Aug 09, 2014
Canada - Although the camp's size dwindled sharply after President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country in February and a new government came to power, a determined core of demonstrators remained in a show of suspicion of the new authorities. full story »
United Kingdom - 'Working together' On Thursday, protesters had clashed with security forces in Kiev in scenes reminiscent of the unrest which eventually brought down Ukraine's pro-Russian President, Viktor Yanukovych, in February. full story »
Aug 08, 2014
Russia - Yatsenyuk said the sanctions package could include court action against people in hiding and their companies: a clear allusion to former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, who was toppled by street protests in February and is now in Russia, and his allies "The Ukrainian state will find the property of banks, finance companies, businesses and personal property around the world of all those who supported the annexation of Crimea and who now s... full story »
Aug 07, 2014
Russia - Clashes erupted in central Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, as city authorities sought to clear away the remnants of a tent colony erected by demonstrators involved in the street uprising against pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United States - Several countries imposed sanctions on Moscow after Russia annexed Crimea in March, which escalated the Ukraine conflict following the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych a month earlier. full story »
Aug 06, 2014
United States - Similar military exercises preceded Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, which escalated the Ukraine conflict after the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych a month earlier. full story »
Russia - The poll, which was conducted between July 18 and 21, revealed a steady decline in pro-Western sentiment following  the ouster of Kremlin-backed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, with sentiments toward the US hitting rock bottom in July, after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 sparked the biggest row yet between Russia and the Westg full story »
Aug 05, 2014
Russia - Despite efforts by state-controlled television, a 51 percent majority of Russians understood in May that "on the Maidan from December of last year through February of this year, a popular uprising took place against the corrupt regime of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych." full story »
Aug 03, 2014
Russia - Switzerland has frozen funds connected to Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych, but unlike the United States and European Union, it has not sought to punish Russia for annexing Ukraine's Crimea peninsula or for its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. full story »
Aug 01, 2014
Russia - Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in March, shortly after Ukrainian protesters toppled Ukraine's pro-Moscow president, Viktor Yanukovych, in February. full story »
Jul 31, 2014
United States - After popular protests toppled Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych from power in February, pro-Russia rebels first appeared in Ukraine's Crimea region, where they seized key infrastructure. full story »
Russia - Ukraine's current political system, which reverted to the 2004 constitution after former President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country, is as decentralized and dispersed as one can get. full story »
Jul 29, 2014
United States - The Ukraine crisis developed from huge protests in Kiev late last year that led to the February ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Jul 28, 2014
Russia - Putin participated in a service on the Dnepr River with the leaders of Serbia, Moldova and the ill-fated then-president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Jul 27, 2014
Russia - But Petrov pointed out that a similar ideological U-turn in Ukraine triggered the string of protests that led in February to the ousting of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who abandoned a planned association agreement with the EU only days ahead of its signing last fall in favor of a snap alliance with Russia "Putin is definitely aware of how it worked out for Yanukovych," Petrov saidn full story »
Jul 25, 2014
Russia - Right Sector is widely seen as having been instrumental in the deposition of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Jul 24, 2014
Russia - Politicians and political activists have complained that while Ukraine has a new president, it has yet to elect a new parliament since the toppling of former President Viktor Yanukovych in February, and accuse his supporters of hampering its work. full story »
Jul 23, 2014
Russia - Relations between Russia and Ukraine have been in disarray since the removal of pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovych in February following months of street protests set off by the ex-leader's decision to pull out of a trade deal with the EU in favor of closer ties with Russia in November. full story »
Jul 22, 2014
Russia - At the time of the bill's submission to the State Duma, its author — United Russia Deputy Alexander Sidyakin — dubbed it the "anti-Maidan law," referring to the upheaval that ousted former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, whose reign ended amid large-scale protests centered in Kiev's Maidan, or Independence Square. full story »
United Kingdom - After the vote, scuffles were reported between nationalist politicians and members of the party that was led by former President Viktor Yanukovych, who was overthrown in February. full story »
United States - After popular protests toppled Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych from power in February, pro-Russia rebels first appeared in Ukraine's Crimea region, where they seized key infrastructure. full story »
Jul 21, 2014
Russia - Russia lost most of its political influence in Ukraine with the second revolution, which ousted the pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, said Makarkin. full story »
United States - The Ukraine crisis has its roots in former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to shun a European Union association agreement last year and work with Russia instead. full story »
Jul 19, 2014
United States - Russia-Ukraine dispute Tensions have been high between Ukraine and Russia since street protests forced former pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych from power in February. full story »
Jul 18, 2014
United States - Tensions have been high between Ukraine and Russia since street protests forced former pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych from power in February. full story »
Jul 17, 2014
United States - Journalist: Bodies splayed through field Tensions have been high between Ukraine and Russia since street protests forced former pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych from power in February. full story »
Jul 16, 2014
Russia - The underlying issue is the same one that inspired months of anti-government protests in Ukraine, culminating in the ouster of pro-Russian Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Russia's annexation of Crimea and the ongoing separatist insurgence in the country's east that has claimed hundreds of lives: an association agreement with the European Union. full story »
Jul 14, 2014
Russia - Russia annexed the Black Sea Crimea region in March following a referendum that was held after former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was removed from power by street protests in Kiev. full story »
Jul 13, 2014
Russia - The conflict in eastern Ukraine began in April when armed pro-Russian fighters seized towns and government buildings, weeks after Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in response to the overthrow of the pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in Kiev. full story »
Jul 11, 2014
Russia - Ukraine's former pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych turned his back on signing the EU agreement last November in favor of closer ties with Moscow, prompting months of street protests that eventually led to his fleeing the country. full story »
Jul 10, 2014
Russia - Yarema added that 19 buildings remained occupied by protesters and that since Feb 20 — two days prior to the ouster of former President Viktor Yanukovych — 158 criminal cases related to violations of public order on the square had been launched "Unfortunately, downtown Kiev is not safe for Kievans," Klitschko said Monday, according to the National News Agency of Ukraine "People are always complaining that they repeatedly hear gunshots and exp... full story »
Jul 09, 2014
Russia - Before the overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his pro-Moscow regime in February, Russia felt that its naval influence has been significantly hindered by Kiev. full story »
United Kingdom - Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine after pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown in February. full story »
Jul 08, 2014
Russia - Since the ousting of pro-Moscow Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February and Russia's subsequent annexation of Crimea a month later, a number of statues of the Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin have been torn down across Ukraine. full story »
United Kingdom - Moscow's move followed a decision in November 2013 by Ukraine's then President Viktor Yanukovych to pull out of an association deal with the European Union - sparking huge street protests that eventually led to his downfall. full story »
Jul 07, 2014
United Kingdom - The current crisis started last November when then President Viktor Yanukovych decided not to sign an agreement with the EU. full story »
Russia - They are summed up in the voice of a young man who made his name in the street protests that toppled his predecessor and who is now fighting in the east "I would advise you, Mister President, to listen less to Europe or to Russia, but pay attention to the Ukrainian people," wrote Volodymyr Parasyuk, 26, who became the toast of Kiev in February with an impassioned speech on Independence Square — the Maidan — telling president Viktor Yanukovyc... full story »
Jul 06, 2014
United Kingdom - The current crisis started when President Viktor Yanukovych decided last November not to sign an agreement with the EU. full story »
Jul 05, 2014
Russia - The Kremlin has been working with the officials of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych to forge a new pro-Russian party and  set up factions in Ukraine's parliament guided by Putin's friend Viktor Medvedchuk and led by Nestor Shufrich, but progress has been elusive. full story »
United Kingdom - The current crisis started when President Viktor Yanukovych decided last November not to sign an agreement with the EU. full story »
Jul 04, 2014
Russia - The information published by Kiberberkut – or Cyber Berkut, a reference to the security forces that allegedly fired on anti-Russian Maidan protesters in Kiev in February on the orders of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych – includes such confidential information as passport data, account information and phone numbers. full story »
Jul 03, 2014
United Kingdom - In November, Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych decided, under pressure from Russia, not to sign an agreement with the EU, leading to street protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow. full story »
Jul 02, 2014
United Kingdom - The crisis was triggered last November when, under pressure from Russia, Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych decided not to sign a deal bringing Ukraine closer to the EU. full story »
Nigeria - The crisis was triggered last November, when Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych, decided not to sign an EU deal last year – under pressure from Russia – leading to protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow. full story »
Russia - That was until former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who ruled the region as governor from 1997 to 2002 and later became president, imposed order on the crime world, finding a delicate balance between business and political interests. full story »
Jul 01, 2014
United Kingdom - The refusal of Mr Poroshenko's predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, to sign an EU trade deal late last year - under pressure from Russia - led to protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow. full story »
United States - The crisis has its roots in former President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to shun a European Union Association Agreement last year and work with Russia instead. full story »
Jun 30, 2014
United States - The crisis has its roots in former President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to shun a European Union Association Agreement last year and work with Russia instead. full story »
Nigeria - The refusal of Poroshenko’s predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, to sign the EU deal – under pressure from Russia – led to protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow this year. full story »
Russia - Ukraine media outlets have tracked down the mysterious gift-giver behind a 2-kilogram pure gold "bread loaf" found at the abandoned estate of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Jun 29, 2014
Russia - His performance before European Union leaders in Brussels was a slick tour de force, delivered in fluent English and exuding humor and self-confidence — a stark contrast with Viktor Yanukovych, his Moscow-backed predecessor known for a leaden style and cultural gaffes. full story »
United Kingdom - The refusal of Mr Poroshenko's predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, to sign the EU deal - under pressure from Russia - led to protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow this year. full story »
Jun 28, 2014
United Kingdom - The refusal of Mr Poroshenko's predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, to sign the EU deal - under pressure from Russia - led to protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow this year. full story »
Jun 27, 2014
United Kingdom - The refusal of Mr Poroshenko's predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, to sign the EU deal, under pressure from Russia, had led to protests in Kiev and his eventual overthrow this year. full story »
Russia - The country's former president, Viktor Yanukovych, was ousted in February following months of unrest after he turned his back on an EU association agreement, days before he was due to sign it, in favor of closer ties with Russia. full story »
Nigeria - Poroshenko’s predecessor Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign the deal under pressure from Russia and protests led to his overthrow. full story »
Jun 26, 2014
Russia - Back when he was still a head of state and not an occasional organizer of awkward press conferences in Rostov, former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych was renowned for many things. full story »
United Kingdom - Russia is known to have concerns about the effects of Ukraine's free trade deal with the EU The crisis in Ukraine dates back to last November, when President Viktor Yanukovych decided not to sign the agreement at the last minute, opting instead for closer ties with Moscow. full story »
Nigeria - The crisis in Ukraine dates back to last November, when President Viktor Yanukovych decided not to sign the agreement at the last minute, opting instead for closer ties with Moscow. full story »
Jun 25, 2014
Russia - Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, even during the tenure of Russian-backed Viktor Yanukovych, was and still is on the brink of signing an association agreement with the European Union. full story »
United Kingdom - On Friday, Mr Poroshenko is due to sign a free trade agreement with the EU - a pact that was rejected in January by then President Viktor Yanukovych under heavy pressure from Russia. full story »
Jun 24, 2014
Russia - The South Stream project would ensure a steady supply of Russian gas to Europe without crossing Ukraine, whose eastern regions were plunged into violence after street protests ousted former pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in March. full story »
United States - Russia's annexation of Crimea and the pro-Russian uprising in eastern Ukraine came after Ukraine's Parliament ousted Viktor Yanukovych from the presidency on February 22. full story »
United Kingdom - The refusal of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to sign the agreement last November, under heavy Russian pressure, triggered massive pro-EU street protests which forced him out of office. full story »
Jun 23, 2014
United Kingdom - The refusal of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to sign the agreement last November, under heavy Russian pressure, triggered massive pro-EU street protests which forced him out of office. full story »
Russia - Crimea has been the centerpiece of a standoff between the West and Russia, which seized the territory in March from Ukraine after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Nigeria - The refusal of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to sign the agreement last November, under heavy Russian pressure, triggered massive pro-EU street protests which forced him out of office. full story »
Jun 22, 2014
Russia - Separatist rebellions erupted in eastern Ukraine in early April after street protests in Kiev toppled the Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovych and Russia in turn annexed the Crimean peninsula. full story »
Jun 21, 2014
United Kingdom - Tensions in Ukraine rose after former President Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign a trade agreement with the EU in November 2013. full story »
Jun 20, 2014
Russia - In 2010, Ukraine's former pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych ditched his country's goal of joining NATO. full story »
United Kingdom - The unrest comes amid tension between Russia and Ukraine over the removal of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych and Russia's annexation of Crimea. full story »
Jun 19, 2014
Russia - It argues that a discount price on the current contract can be cancelled arbitrarily on political grounds, as was the case after President Viktor Yanukovych was deposed in February. full story »
United Kingdom - He was elected president in May after six months of political turmoil which saw his elected predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, ousted and part of Ukraine's territory, Crimea, annexed by Russia, which has also been accused of stoking the rebellion in the east. full story »
Jun 18, 2014
Russia - Ukraine accuses Russia of backing the rebels in the industrial Russian-speaking east who rose up after mass protests in Kiev toppled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who was sympathetic to Moscow. full story »
Canada - Poroshenko was elected after a protest movement drove his predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, from office in February. full story »
Jun 17, 2014
Russia - The tycoon had reasons to fear a crackdown, given his affiliation with Poroshenko's predecessor Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted by a popular uprising in February. full story »
Jun 16, 2014
Nigeria - Gazprom ended its discount price for Ukraine, which was negotiated by former President Viktor Yanukovych last December, in April. full story »
Canada - Ukraine owes $4458B for Russian gas In December, Russia offered the previous Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, a discounted price of $26850 per thousand cubic meters after he backed out of an economic and political agreement with the EU under pressure from Moscowp full story »
Russia - The violence has increased tensions that were already high following the overthrow of Moscow-leaning president Viktor Yanukovych in Kiev in February, Russia's annexation of Crimea in March and an uprising by pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine since April. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine's discounted rate for gas was axed by Moscow after protests removed pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Jun 15, 2014
Russia - These dates mark the beginning of protests on Maidan and the Ukrainian parliament's vote to oust pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Canada - It said those tactics were used by the Russians who had seized Crimea in March '(This) will refocus attention on the fact that Russia does not seem to be doing very much to moderate the insurgency (or) the cross-border resupply of separatists' - Timothy Ash, an analyst at Standard Bank PLC Tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated in February after pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was driven from office by protesters who wanted... full story »
Jun 14, 2014
United Kingdom - In March Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in the wake of the removal of Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Canada - Tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated in February after pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was driven from office by a massive protest movement made up of people who want closer ties with the European Union. full story »
Jun 13, 2014
United Kingdom - The rebellion began after February's ousting of the elected President, Viktor Yanukovych, whose last-minute decision not to sign a landmark treaty with the EU in November sparked mass protests in Kiev. full story »
Nigeria - The rebellion began amid the turmoil which followed February’s ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych, whose last-minute decision not to sign a landmark treaty with the European Union in November sparked mass street protests in Kiev. full story »
Jun 12, 2014
United Kingdom - The rebellion began amid the turmoil which followed the downfall in February of the elected Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, whose pro-Moscow policies sparked mass street protests in Kiev during the winter. full story »
Russia - It was part of a group owned by Sergei Kurchenko, a young billionaire who was close to Moscow-leaning President Viktor Yanukovych, who was overthrown in February after street protests and fled to Russia. full story »
Jun 11, 2014
Russia - Sentsov was a supporter of Ukraine's Euromaidan protesters, whose demonstrations led to the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February, and he also helped Ukrainian military officers who did not support Russia's annexation of Crimea to leave the Black Sea peninsula, The Hollywood Reporter reported "Sentsov is one many people arrested in Crimea and carted off to Moscow on trumped-up chargese full story »
Jun 10, 2014
Russia - The second discount went into effect in December of 2013 following negotiations between former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Jun 09, 2014
Russia - But his website fits in to a seemingly well-organized Russian media campaign that has blamed the West for the protests that drove Viktor Yanukovych from power in neighboring Ukraine. full story »
United Kingdom - Mr Poroshenko succeeded Viktor Yanukovych, who fled in February after mass street protests in Kiev. full story »
Jun 08, 2014
Russia - It began as a backlash to the popular uprising in Kiev which ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, and then solidified with Russia's annexation of Crimea. full story »
Jun 07, 2014
United States - He accused former President Viktor Yanukovych -- who fled Kiev in February -- of financing terrorism in the East, which had been brought to the brink of disaster. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukrainian border guards have been involved in fierce fighting with separatists in recent days Russia will be represented by its ambassador, who had been recalled after former President Viktor Yanukovych - seen by many as pro-Russian - was ousted in February. full story »
Canada - The 48-year-old Poroshenko, often called "The Chocolate King" because of the fortune he made as a confectionery tycoon, was elected May 25 and replaces an interim leader who had been in office since Russia-friendly president Viktor Yanukovych fled the country in February after months of street protests against him. full story »
Jun 06, 2014
United Kingdom - Pro-Russian separatists there have declared independence from Ukraine, refusing to recognise the pro-EU government which replaced President Viktor Yanukovych after he was ousted in February. full story »
Nigeria - Pro-Russian separatists there have declared independence from Ukraine, refusing to recognise the pro-EU government which replaced President Viktor Yanukovych after he was ousted in February. full story »
Jun 05, 2014
United States - Until now, the Kremlin has refused to recognize the legitimacy of the Kiev-based government that took over after the ouster of then-President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Russia - Ukraine wants to return to a discounted gas price of $2685 per 1,000 cubic meters, granted by Moscow as a concession after Ukraine's then-president Viktor Yanukovych dropped plans to sign agreements on closer political and trade ties with the EUe full story »
Jun 04, 2014
Russia - Crucially, as political scientist Keith Darden has noted, the overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his government shifted the balance of political power from east to west quite substantially: whereas 75 percent of the ministerial officials under Yanukovych came from the Russian-speaking east, under the current interim government 60 percent of officials at the ministry-level and above come from the nationalist west — regions that... full story »
United Kingdom - The rebellion began amid the turmoil which followed the downfall in February of the elected Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, whose pro-Moscow policies sparked mass street protests in Kiev during the winter. full story »
Jun 03, 2014
Canada - The ceremony is set for Saturday, and if Harper does indeed attend it will mark his second trip to Ukraine since mass protests toppled the government of former president Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Russia - Government mega-projects, on the other hand, are highly dubious from an investment perspective "If anything bad happens to pension money, even a 'Russian Maidan' is possible," Osadchy said, referencing the protest movement in Ukraine that ousted Viktor Yanukovych from the presidency in Februaryl full story »
Jun 02, 2014
Russia - Moscow refused for months to recognize the Ukrainian leadership that replaced its ally, Viktor Yanukovych, when he was toppled by protests in February. full story »
Jun 01, 2014
Russia - Three months after protesters toppled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his government, unleashing a wave of unrest and chaos, the country has elected a new president. full story »
May 31, 2014
Russia - Moscow dropped the price to $26850 after then-President Viktor Yanukovych turned his back on a trade and association agreement with the European Union last year, but reinstated the original price after he was ousted in Februarya full story »
May 30, 2014
Russia - and calling the migrant workers "Maidanites" in a seemingly humorous reference to the violent uprising in Kiev that saw Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych ousted in February "They're going to cause another Maidan," the witness can be heard saying in the video full story »
May 29, 2014
Nigeria - Poroshenko was a major supporter of the anti-government rallies, which led to the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Russia - Chinese investors look set to resume negotiations devoted to the construction of a new port in Crimea that were interrupted due to the removal of former-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Temirgaliev told Izvestia on Thursday. full story »
United Kingdom - Russia had pressed for Ukraine to join while Viktor Yanukovych was in power as president, before his overthrow in February by opposition forces looking to build ties with the European Union instead. full story »
United States - Eastern Ukraine was a key support base for ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych and many people there oppose the authorities in Kiev, favoring closer ties instead to Russia. full story »
May 28, 2014
Russia - Over that time, a number of discernible themes have emerged
 First, the interim government in Kiev was portrayed as illegitimate, having toppled the corrupt President Viktor Yanukovych illegally full story »
United States - Eastern Ukraine was the support base for ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, and many Russian speakers there feel closer to Moscow than to Kiev. full story »
United Kingdom - The poll was called after President Viktor Yanukovych was deposed in February, amid mass protests against his pro-Russian policies. full story »
May 27, 2014
Russia - A trade pact between Putin and former Moscow-backed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych included a provision to ensure cooperation between Russian and Ukrainian defense firms. full story »
Nigeria - The insurgency developed after pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev amid bloody street protests and calls for closer ties with the EU. full story »
Canada - Russia stopped allowing the sale of Roshen chocolates — some brands deliberately tailored to the Russian market — citing health and safety concerns That was last summer, well before protesters took to the streets demanding the resignation of the pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych full story »
May 26, 2014
Russia - Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych also announced that he respected the outcome of yesterday's poll "Regardless of the region, the percentage of the population that came to vote and the choice that was made, I respect this choice, which was made at the toughest time for our homeland," Yanukovych said, ITAR-TASS reportedd full story »
United Kingdom - Sunday's election came three months after pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev amid bloody street protests and calls for closer ties with the EU. full story »
United States - Ukraine votes for new president Ukraine's contentious election Militants burn polling place in Ukraine Voters were picking a successor to the ousted pro-Moscow President, Viktor Yanukovych, in a country torn apart by Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula and a bloody conflict involving pro-Russia factions. full story »
Canada - The election, which came three months after pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych was chased from office by crowds following months of street protests and allegations of corruption, was seen as a critical step toward resolving Ukraine's protracted crisis. full story »
May 25, 2014
United Kingdom - Sunday's presidential election was called after President Viktor Yanukovych was deposed in February, amid mass protests against his pro-Russian policies. full story »
Nigeria - The presidential elections were called after President Viktor Yanukovych was deposed in February amid mass protests against his pro-Russian policies. full story »
Russia - The vote comes three months after ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia, driven out by a violent public uprising blamed on his heavy-handed policies, alleged graft and the eleventh-hour rejection in November of an EU affiliation deal in favor of a strategic alliance with Moscow. full story »
United States - The choice Voters are choosing a successor to ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in a country torn apart by Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula and bloody conflict with pro-Russian factions. full story »
May 24, 2014
United States - The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors (CNN) -- On Sunday, Ukrainians will go to the polls to elect a new president three months after the ouster of corrupt former President Viktor YanukovychP full story »
United Kingdom - The trigger was the Maidan - mass protests in Kiev that led to the ouster of former President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
May 23, 2014
Russia - Still, Putin said the vote could easily be torpedoed legally, given that ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych was not stripped of his powers in a constitutional manner. full story »
United Kingdom - The presidential elections were called after the last elected president, Viktor Yanukovych, was deposed in February amid mass protests against his pro-Russian policies. full story »
Nigeria - The presidential elections were called after the last elected president, Viktor Yanukovych, was deposed in February amid mass protests against his pro-Russian policies. full story »
United States - His remarks come as the interim government in Kiev prepares to hold presidential elections Sunday to choose a successor for ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
May 22, 2014
Russia - But unlike ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, Poroshenko has come out firmly against overly friendly ties with Russia. full story »
United Kingdom - The election was called after the last elected President, Viktor Yanukovych, was deposed in February amid mass protests against his pro-Russian policies. full story »
May 20, 2014
United States - That's the very reason Poroshenko says it's so important to have a presidential election now, when the country has an interim president following the flight to Russia of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych earlier this year. full story »
Russia - You turned what began as a catastrophe in Ukraine — when an angry crowd overthrew our ally, President Viktor Yanukovych — into an amazing victory. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine will hold a presidential election on Sunday following the ousting of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych by pro-European protesters in the capital, Kiev - but the election may not take place in rebel-held parts of the east. full story »
May 19, 2014
United Kingdom - Tensions between Russia and the West rose after the overthrow of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, following months of street protests. full story »
Russia - The struggling interim government in Kiev has been counting on the presidential election to install a leader who would be seen as a legitimate successor to Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia in February after months of street protests. full story »
May 18, 2014
Russia - But in the violent upheaval of the past five months, the overthrow of his ally, Moscow-backed President Viktor Yanukovych, the shooting dead of more than 100 people in Kiev by police, Russia's annexation of Crimea and now separatist rebellions in the east, have made Akhmetov's wealth and status count for less. full story »
United Kingdom - Moscow acted after Ukraine's elected pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted during unrest in the capital Kiev in February. full story »
May 16, 2014
Russia - Former Prime Minister and Fatherland party leader Yulia Tymoshenko ranked second in the poll with 59 percent of all respondents saying they would vote for her, while 41 percent said they would back self-nominated candidate Serhiy Tihipko, who is a former member of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych's party full story »
United States - Ukraine's interim government, which took power after pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February, is looking at constitutional reforms ahead of presidential elections scheduled for May 25. full story »
May 15, 2014
Russia - Tens of thousands of demonstrators protested for months against the lawlessness, corruption and abuses of former President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
May 14, 2014
Russia - "Now that Russia's decade of love for [ousted president] Viktor Yanukovych is over, the country is still struggling to view new Ukrainian political actors as legitimate. full story »
May 13, 2014
Russia - Citing the anti-government demonstrations in Kiev that led to the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, Ponomaryov also called on Western governments to recognize the legitimacy of the new authorities in Slovyansk. full story »
May 12, 2014
Russia - They all agreed on their contempt for the government in Kiev, which they say came to power illegally with the overthrow of Moscow-backed President Viktor Yanukovych in February after months of mass protests and 82 dead in gun battles with police. full story »
May 11, 2014
Russia - The Russian narrative on the crisis in Ukraine has portrayed Kiev's new authorities, along with the protesters who led President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster, as "fascists." full story »
Canada - Recap of how the conflict started After Viktor Yanukovych, the Russia-friendly Ukrainian president, was toppled in February following months of protests in the capital, many people in eastern and southern Ukraine strongly resented the authorities who took over. full story »
United States - The interim government in Kiev, which took power after ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia in February, is due to hold presidential elections May 25. full story »
May 10, 2014
United States - France, Germany ready to take further sanctions The interim government in Kiev, which took power after ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia in February, is due to hold presidential elections May 25. full story »
Pakistan - The crisis in Ukraine kicked off after the ouster of the country's pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
May 09, 2014
United Kingdom - In the chaos that followed the ousting of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February this year, Russian forces took over most of the peninsula. full story »
Russia - Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March after a pro-European government took power in Kiev following the ousting of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Japan - Though these local magnates make occasional public pronouncements supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity, their previous support of former president Viktor Yanukovych makes them wary of the new government in Kiev. full story »
May 08, 2014
Canada - The occasionally violent protests that culminated in President Viktor Yanukovych's fleeing to Russia were viewed by many in the east as a coup and a portent of repression against the region's majority Russian speakers. full story »
United Arab Emirates - Though these local magnates make occasional public pronouncements supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity, their previous support of former president Viktor Yanukovych makes them wary of the new government in Kiev. full story »
Russia - The West has accused Russia of using previous military exercises to build up forces along the border with Ukraine after the ousting of former Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United Kingdom - That followed the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February by pro-Western protesters. full story »
May 07, 2014
Russia - Moscow seized Crimea from Ukraine, arguing that it had to protect ethnic Russians, after Kiev's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown by protesters in February. full story »
United Kingdom - That followed the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February by pro-Western protesters. full story »
May 06, 2014
Qatar - The presidential vote was called by Ukraine’s new leaders shortly after the ouster of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February, the culmination of months of sometimes deadly pro-EU protests. full story »
Russia - Since a pro-European government took power after the uprising that toppled pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, President Vladimir Putin overturned decades of diplomacy by declaring Moscow's right to intervene to protect Russian speakers in the neighboring former Soviet republic. full story »
United States - Unrest has simmered in Ukraine since street protests forced out pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
United Kingdom - The 25 May presidential election was called after pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by pro-Western protesters in February. full story »
Nigeria - The election was called after pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by pro-Western protesters in February. full story »
Guam - Moscow annexed Ukraine's breakaway republic of Crimea and has threatened to invade Ukraine to protect the Russian-speaking population after demonstrations in Kiev toppled the pro-Moscow regime of President Viktor Yanukovych in February amid street clashes that killed about 100 people. full story »
Hong Kong - After former president Viktor Yanukovych fled, his estate was visited by countless Ukrainians curious to see his questionable aesthetic sense. full story »
May 05, 2014
Russia - Hundreds gathered to pay their respects, in a scene that recalled late February in Kiev, when coffin after coffin was borne through a crowd on the Maidan, the capital's central square, carrying the victims of gun battles with police defending Moscow-backed President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Nigeria - Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by pro-Western protesters in February. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by pro-Western protesters in February. full story »
United States - Forty-six people were killed in the bloodshed -- the deadliest since the ousting of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
May 04, 2014
Russia - The insurgency has proven hostile to supporters of the interim government that came to power in February after the toppling of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by pro-Western protesters in February. full story »
Afghanistan - "The justification of the punitive operation by those who only a few months ago would not let the legitimate president, Viktor Yanukovych, restore order using legal means, are the highest manifestation of cynicism," he said. full story »
United States - Separatists, many of them of Russian descent, believe the government in Kiev is illegitimate, since it formed after what they call the illegal ousting of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Nigeria - The violence in Odessa was the most serious in Ukraine since February when more than 80 people were killed during protests in Kiev against the ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
May 03, 2014
United Kingdom - The violence in Odessa was the most serious in Ukraine since February when more than 80 people were killed during protests in Kiev against the ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Lebanon - Giant crocodile skins, kitsch ornaments and a giant portrait dressed as a racing driver: just some of the items from deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych’s opulent palace that went on display in a new show in Kiev Saturday. full story »
United States - Russia and the West squared off diplomatically over the fate of Ukraine after Moscow annexed Crimea in March following the ouster of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
May 02, 2014
Russia - The Right Sector, an ultranationalist group, played a key role in the violent clashes in Kiev that led to the ouster of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
United Kingdom - Monitors heldEastern Ukraine has a large Russian-speaking population and was a stronghold for President Viktor Yanukovych before he was overthrown by pro-Western protesters in February. full story »
Lebanon - The unrest in Ukraine, which started with peaceful demonstrations in Kiev against then president Viktor Yanukovych, has rapidly spiralled into one of the worst geopolitical crises in years. full story »
India - Donetsk is the heartland of support for Russia-friendly former President Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in February after months of protests in the capital. full story »
United States - Eastern Ukraine was a heartland of support for pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, ousted in February after months of protests by people upset that he had turned away from Europe in favor of Moscow. full story »
Canada - Until now, Odesa had remained largely untroubled since the February toppling of pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovych, which ignited tensions in the east. full story »
May 01, 2014
United Arab Emirates - The first act began in the fall of 2013, when then-Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych duped the European Union (EU) and its leaders by refusing to sign a long-planned association agreement. full story »
United Kingdom - Kiev scrapped compulsory military service for young men in late 2013 under a law introduced by then President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Israel - Appointed to the post in 2010, he first represented the government of president Viktor Yanukovych, the one that was overthrown in February. full story »
Canada - Donetsk is the heartland of support for Russia-friendly former President Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in February after months of protests in the capital. full story »
Nigeria - Russian recession In December last year, Ukraine agreed a $15bn bailout from Russia, but this was cancelled after protests forced out pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Apr 30, 2014
Russia - Both emphasized the importance of Ukraine carrying out free elections on May 25 to give people the democratic choice of who should succeed pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych, who fled Kiev in February in the midst of bloody protests. full story »
United Kingdom - Kiev says some security forces are acting with the militiamen Pro-Russia activists check a car near Sloviansk, where international observers are being held Eastern Ukraine, which has a large Russian-speaking population, was a stronghold for former President Viktor Yanukovych before he was overthrown by protesters in February. full story »
United States - Mass protests in Kiev's Independence Square, or Maidan, led to the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Hong Kong - Eastern Ukraine, which has a large Russian-speaking population, was the heartland of support for Viktor Yanukovych, the president who fled to Russia in February. full story »
Apr 29, 2014
Jordan - The crisis has escalated at breathtaking pace since November when pro-Western protesters in Kiev began mass demonstrations against Kremlin-backed then-president Viktor Yanukovych after he rejected an agreement to bring Ukraine closer to the European Union. full story »
Russia - Up to 5 million Ukrainians work in Russia, sending about $23 billion home to their families every year in remittances, President Vladimir Putin said during his last official meeting with ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Dec 17t full story »
Nigeria - The EU and the US accuse Russia of fomenting the separatist unrest in Ukraine after the fall of the Kremlin-friendly government of president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United States - Meanwhile, Britain is hosting a two-day international meeting aimed at helping Ukraine's government recover stolen assets, following claims of widespread corruption within the government of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Barbados - Kernes was a staunch opponent of the pro-West Maidan movement that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych in February and was widely viewed as the organiser of activists sent to Kiev from eastern Ukraine to harass those demonstrators. full story »
Apr 28, 2014
Lebanon - The crisis has escalated at breathtaking pace since November when pro-Western protesters in Kiev began mass demonstrations against Kremlin-backed then-president Viktor Yanukovych after he rejected an agreement to bring Ukraine closer to the European Union. full story »
Israel - Kernes was a strong supporter of deposed President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Russia - Kernes was a staunch opponent of the pro-West Maidan movement that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych in February and was widely viewed as the organizer who sent activists to Kiev from eastern Ukraine to harass those demonstrators. full story »
United Kingdom - He has at different points in his career been a businessman and a supporter of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych (and b�te noire of the anti-Yanukovych Euromaidan movement). full story »
Thailand - The crisis has escalated at breathtaking pace since November when pro-Western protesters in Kiev began mass demonstrations against former Kremlin-backed president Viktor Yanukovych after he rejected an agreement to bring Ukraine closer to the European Union. full story »
Saudi Arabia - The Ukraine crisis escalated after Russia refused to accept the legitimacy of Kiev’s new pro-EU government, which came to power in February after four months of street protests forced the ouster of the Kremlin-backed president, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Apr 27, 2014
Hong Kong - The confrontation escalated after Russia refused to accept the legitimacy of Kiev’s new pro-EU government, which came to power in February after four months of street protests forced the ouster of the Kremlin-backed president, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Russia - Bandera's legacy played an important role in the uprising against ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United Kingdom - The crisis began when protesters toppled pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February and has since plunged East-West relations to their lowest point since the Cold War. full story »
Apr 26, 2014
Qatar - Giant crocodile skins, kitsch ornaments and a huge portrait of the owner dressed as a racing driver are just some of the items from deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's opulent palace that went on display in a new show in Kiev on Friday. full story »
United Arab Emirates - The Maidan tent camp and occupation of government buildings in the capital are rooted in the monthlong protests that culminated in pro-Russia president Viktor Yanukovych fleeing the country for Russia in February. full story »
Saudi Arabia - The crisis erupted after Russia refused to accept the legitimacy of Kiev’s new pro-EU government, which came to power after four months of street protests forced the ouster of the Kremlin-backed president, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Apr 25, 2014
Russia - Pro-Western leaders in Kiev, who took power in February after Moscow-ally President Viktor Yanukovych fled following mass protests against him, say the rebels are being directed by Moscow. full story »
Japan - Animosity between Moscow and Kiev has been high since the ouster of Russia-friendly president Viktor Yanukovych in February in the wake of months of protests. full story »
Apr 24, 2014
Saudi Arabia - Ukraine is going through its biggest political crisis since the fall of Soviet Union, set off by months of anti-government protests that led to President Viktor Yanukovych’s flight to Russia in February. full story »
Russia - Well-pressed suits set him apart from his frumpy admirers and unwashed men in mismatched camouflage on the barricades, as he gives an articulate voice to widely held fears among Russian speakers: Many despise the leaders in Kiev who overthrew Viktor Yanukovych, the Donetsk-born president, and want a vote on letting the industrial east follow Crimea into Russian hands. full story »
Lebanon - Ukraine is going through its biggest political crisis since the fall of Soviet Union, set off by months-long anti-government protests and President Viktor Yanukovych's flight to Russia. full story »
Hong Kong - “The corresponding activities will be carried out in the near future, and you will see the results” The Kiev government, which took power after Moscow-backed President Viktor Yanukovych fled the capital in a row over whether to strengthen ties with Europe, appeared to have been emboldened by Tuesday’s visit of US Vice-President Joe Bidenf full story »
Canada - Ukraine is going through its biggest political crisis since the fall of Soviet Union, set off by months of anti-government protests that led to President Viktor Yanukovych's flight to Russia in February. full story »
United Arab Emirates - It seems that the same people, who scrapped the February 21 agreement with president Viktor Yanukovych, do not look much interested in implementing the statement of the April 17 Geneva meeting. full story »
Apr 23, 2014
Lebanon - The agreement is the same one that was rejected by then Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych in November, triggering mass protests against his regime that eventually led to his ouster and Moscow's absorption of the pro-Russian peninsula of Crimea. full story »
Russia - His silence after the downfall of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is important. full story »
Israel - In a group’ That’s one way to guarantee coverage” Ukraine has seen violent clashes between pro-Russian protesters and other groups since the ousting in February of the government of former president Viktor Yanukovych in a revolution which erupted over his perceived pro-Russian policiesy full story »
Hong Kong - It says ultra-nationalists who were involved in months of protests that ousted Ukraine’s pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February killed rebels in an attack on Sunday near the eastern town of Slavyansk. full story »
Apr 22, 2014
Georgia - He said that he was “blacklisted” and barred from entering Ukraine during last couple of months of Viktor Yanukovych’s presidency. full story »
Russia - Of the $50 million in new aid, the White House said in a statement, $114 million was earmarked for helping with the election to choose a successor to President Viktor Yanukovychn full story »
Canada - The crisis dates back to last November, when then President Viktor Yanukovych reversed a pro-EU trade deal. full story »
United States - Moscow also says the government in Kiev, installed after ousted President Viktor Yanukovych fled Ukraine for Russia in February, is illegitimate and backed by far-right extremists. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine has been in turmoil since last November, when Kiev was gripped by protests against President Viktor Yanukovych over his rejection of an economic pact with the EU. full story »
Hong Kong - Today Biden plans to meet leaders who took over after pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February. full story »
Apr 21, 2014
Russia - Eastern Ukraine is largely Russian-speaking and many residents are deeply suspicious of the pro-European government that took power in Kiev in February when Moscow-backed President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country after mass protests. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine has been in crisis since last November, when Kiev was gripped by protests against President Viktor Yanukovych over his rejection of an economic pact with the EU. full story »
Afghanistan - Russia's foreign ministry said Sunday it was "outraged" by the attack near Slavyansk, which it blamed on the Right Sector, a Kiev-based ultra-nationalist group that was at the vanguard of street protests that forced the February ouster of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Apr 20, 2014
Hong Kong - Russia's foreign ministry declared its "outrage" at the deadly attack, blaming the deaths of "innocent civilians" on ultranationalists who were at the vanguard of the street protests that forced the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
China - The group, which was at the vanguard of street protests that forced the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych in February, said the charge against it was "lies" and "propaganda" designed to portray eastern Ukraine as ungovernable by Kiev. full story »
Russia - The insurgents say the Kiev authorities, who took power after Moscow-leaning Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February following months of protests, aim to suppress the country's Russian-speakers. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine has been in crisis since President Viktor Yanukovych was toppled in February. full story »
Apr 19, 2014
Hong Kong - But, says Moscow, neither are pro-Western protesters in Kiev budging from the iconic Maidan square they continue to occupy even after ousting former president Viktor Yanukovych two months ago. full story »
United Arab Emirates - He will be meeting leaders who have taken charge since the February ouster of pro-Kremlin former president Viktor Yanukovych, after months of massive and bloody street protests. full story »
Japan - Ukraine has faced months of turmoil, first in Kiev by protesters angry that former President Viktor Yanukovych wanted closer ties with Russia instead of Europe, then in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian supporters. full story »
Pakistan - But, says Moscow, neither are pro-Western protesters in Kiev budging from the iconic Maidan square they continue to occupy even after ousting former president Viktor Yanukovych two months ago “One cannot treat Russia like it is a shameful student, and brandish a piece of paper on which we put crosses next to the duties it has accomplished, “said Peskov full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine has been in crisis since President Viktor Yanukovych was toppled in February. full story »
Nigeria - The protesters also insisted that pro-European Union demonstrators in Kiev’s Maidan Square – the vanguard of the protest movement that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych, an ally of Moscow – had to pack up their camp first. full story »
Qatar - In Kiev, pro-Western protesters who have maintained street barricades since forcing the ouster of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych two months ago vowed to stay put. full story »
United States - This step may be popular with those who view Ukraine's interim authorities -- who took power in February after the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, who some saw as too closely aligned with Russia -- as illegitimate. full story »
Apr 18, 2014
United Kingdom - The protesters also insisted that pro-European Union demonstrators in Kiev's Maidan Square - the vanguard of the protest movement that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych, an ally of Moscow - had to pack up their camp first. full story »
China - Tensions have risen in the mainly Russian-speaking east after the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych on Feb 22d full story »
Russia - The move followed the overthrow of Ukraine's pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych, after months of street protests prompted by his rejection of a trade deal with the EU. full story »
Vietnam - But Moscow has categorically denied links to the gunmen and blamed Ukraine's interim leaders – brought to power in February after the ouster of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych – of bringing the country close to civil war. full story »
Jordan - NATO promptly announced it was deploying more forces in eastern Europe and urged Russia to stop “destabilising” Ukraine, which has been in turmoil since the ouster of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February and now threatens to split between its EU-leaning west and Russian-speaking east. full story »
Hong Kong - Nato promptly announced it was deploying more forces in eastern Europe and urged Russia to stop "destabilising" Ukraine, which has been in turmoil since the ousting of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February and now threatens to split between its EU-leaning west and Russian-speaking east. full story »
Apr 17, 2014
Nigeria - He reiterated that Moscow sees the forced ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych by the Ukrainian parliament as an “anti-constitutional coup” Putin accused the Ukrainian authorities of neglecting to address the event in February and committing “another crime by using tanks and aircraft against civilians” He said Russia had to take certain measures to “protect people from any possibility the (Ukrainian) forces will be used against them,” but refr... full story »
Russia - Any restrictions on movements between the neighboring states — which share close cross-border family and business ties — risk aggravating a crisis that erupted when pro-Moscow Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February and Russian troops seized control in Crimea. full story »
United Kingdom - Russia, which strongly opposed the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February, has proposed a new constitution which devolves more power to the regions. full story »
Japan - Eastern Ukraine was the support base for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia after months of protests over his decision to reject closer relations with the European Union and turn instead toward Russia. full story »
Lebanon - They were at Maidan, they created and improvised galleries and they spent several months together with the protesters” Much of the art played a direct role in the protests against President Viktor Yanukovych’s government: So-called strike posters created by graphic designers were circulated on Facebook and used as symbolss full story »
China - He reiterated that Moscow sees the forced ouster of president Viktor Yanukovych by Ukrainian parliament as "anti-constitutional coup." full story »
United States - Advance stalled Since the ouster of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February after months of protests, Kiev's interim government has faced a wave of protests in the Russian-speaking east. full story »
Apr 16, 2014
Lebanon - Kiev's untested interim leaders -- who took power in February after four months of pro-European protests ousted Kremlin-backed president Viktor Yanukovych -- have struggled to meet the high-stakes challenge presented by the coordinated raids that began in the industrial hubs of Donetsk and Lugansk and have since spread to nearby coal mining towns and villages. full story »
United Arab Emirates - The icing on the cake from Moscow’s point of view is that the new Ukraine would be in receipt of considerable economic aid from Western countries instead of being, as it would have been had former president Viktor Yanukovych’s deal with Putin not been discarded, exclusively a charge on Russia. full story »
Russia - Some protesters drew parallels between the uprising in Kiev that resulted in former President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster and the pro-Russian protests. full story »
United States - Then-President Viktor Yanukovych initially said he would sign it. full story »
United Kingdom - The move, condemned as illegal by Kiev and the West, followed the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Canada - Support base for ousted president Eastern Ukraine was the support base for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia after months of protests over his decision to back away from closer relations with the European Union and turn toward Russia. full story »
Qatar - The stand-off has raised fears in the West and in Kiev that Russia might intervene militarily on behalf of Russian speakers in eastern Ukraine, following its annexation of the Crimean region last month in response to the overthrow of Ukraine's pro-Moscow president, Viktor Yanukovych, after weeks of protests. full story »
Jordan - The standoff has raised fears in the West and in Kiev that Russia might intervene militarily on behalf of Russian speakers in eastern Ukraine, following its annexation of the Crimean region last month in response to the overthrow of Ukraine’s pro-Moscow president, Viktor Yanukovych, after weeks of protests. full story »
Apr 15, 2014
Russia - The protests against former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych began just as there was a sharp drop in temperatures at the end of November, Zavodchenkov said. full story »
Japan - The Cabinet in charge since the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych in February includes some nationalist figures, but there is no substantive evidence the Russian-speaking population has been subject to any widespread intimidation in recent weeks. full story »
United Kingdom - The move, condemned as illegal by Kiev and the West, followed the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Nigeria - The move, condemned as illegal by Kiev and the West, followed the ousting of Ukraine’s pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Singapore - Since President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country on Feb 21, citing worries about his safety, the situation in Ukraine has spiralled rapidly towards armed confrontation. full story »
Apr 14, 2014
Russia - Ever since pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia in late February, Russia has demanded constitutional reforms that would turn Ukraine into a loose federal state. full story »
Japan - Speaking late Sunday on Russian state television, ousted president Viktor Yanukovych accused the CIA of being behind the new government’s decision to turn to force, a claim the CIA denied as “completely false” Yanukovych claimed that CIA director John Brennan met with Ukraine’s new leadership and “in fact sanctioned the use of weapons and provoked bloodshed” CIA spokesman Dean Boyd said that while the agency doesn’t comment on Brennan’s travel ... full story »
Jordan - He blamed Russia, which opposed a pro-Europe uprising that forced Moscow-backed former president Viktor Yanukovych to flee, for being behind the rash of rebellions across Russian-speaking towns in eastern Ukraine. full story »
United Kingdom - Eastern Ukraine has a large Russian-speaking population and has seen a series of protests since the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Canada - Ever since pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia in late February, Russia has demanded constitutional reforms that would turn Ukraine into a loose federal state  After staunchly refusing such demands, Turchynov indicated Monday that holding a nation-wide referendum on the nation's status was a possibility and that such a vote could be conducted on May 25, along with presidential elections, the Interfax news agency report... full story »
United States - The region was the support base for pro-Moscow former President Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in February after months of protests in Kiev. full story »
Apr 13, 2014
Nigeria - Eastern Ukraine has a large Russian-speaking population and has seen a series of protests since the ousting of Ukraine’s pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Russia - Russian officials have repeatedly said that the current Ukrainian government, which it says illegally seized power after President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in late February, is the cause of the current unrest in the country. full story »
United Kingdom - Eastern Ukraine has a large Russian-speaking population and has seen a series of protests since the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Lebanon - Russia massed up to 40,000 troops on Ukraine's eastern border after a new pro-Western government swept to power on the back of violent winter protests against pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Canada - Speaking late Sunday on Russian state television, ousted president Viktor Yanukovych accused the CIA of being behind the new government's decision to turn to force, a claim the CIA denied as "completely false." full story »
Qatar - The police said a separate group of assailants had also unsuccessfully tried to seize the prosecutor’s office in Donetsk - a bustling city of 1mn that was the seat of power of president Viktor Yanukovych before his ouster and flight to Russia. full story »
Guam - The unrest in Donetsk and the city of Slovyansk, about 90 kilometers (55 miles) to the north, were the latest shows of spiraling anger in eastern Ukraine, which has a large Russian-speaking population and was also the support base for Viktor Yanukovych, the Ukrainian president who was ousted in February after months of protests in the capital, Kiev. full story »
Apr 12, 2014
United Kingdom - Eastern Ukraine has a large Russian-speaking population and has seen a series of protests since the ousting of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Nigeria - That discount had been agreed between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s then President Viktor Yanukovych, in which Russia also said it would buy $15bn-worth of Ukrainian government bonds. full story »
Apr 11, 2014
United Kingdom - That discount had been agreed between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's then President Viktor Yanukovych, in which Russia also said it would buy $15bn-worth of Ukrainian government bonds. full story »
Russia - The protesters in Luhansk, who like Moscow are critical of the Euromaidan revolution that ousted the Kremlin-backed Viktor Yanukovych as president, have taken guns from an armory inside the building and are pressing for a referendum on the future of the region. full story »
Cyprus - It still depends on whether Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks that the annexation of Crimea is enough compensation for the humiliation he suffered when his ally in Kiev, former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown by a popular revolution. full story »
Hong Kong - Photo: EPA Ukraine's richest man has seized on the stand-off between the Kiev authorities and pro-Russia separatists to help forge new political alliances after the overthrow of his former ally, president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Apr 10, 2014
Russia - Lawmaker Oleh Tsaryov, a member of Ukraine's Party of Regions, which endorsed former President Viktor Yanukovych in the last elections, was greeted with a torrent of verbal abuse as he made his way to the hospital in Mykolaiv on Wednesday. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine's pro-Moscow leader, Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown in an uprising in February, triggered by his refusal to sign a deal that would have strengthened ties with the European Union. full story »
Qatar - She stands under the statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, where Kiev’s winter protests to oust pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych are viewed – as in Moscow – as a coup by “fascists”. full story »
Apr 09, 2014
Hong Kong - Serhiy Tyhipko, a Ukrainian lawmaker associated with ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych's government, urged the new authorities in Kiev not to storm the building in Luhansk but rather to negotiate a peaceful resolution. full story »
Russia - The Lugansk security service building was among several government offices seized by pro-Moscow groups Sunday in an escalation of protests against the interim government in power since the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
United Kingdom - Crisis timeline 21 Nov 2013: President Viktor Yanukovych abandons an EU deal Dec: Pro-EU protesters occupy Kiev city hall and Independence Square 20-21 Feb 2014: At least 88 people killed in Kiev clashes 22 Feb: Mr Yanukovych flees; parliament removes him and calls election 27-28 Feb: Pro-Russian gunmen seize key buildings in Crimea. full story »
Saudi Arabia - “I call this a theater of the absurd,” he said “It is just artists performing, but the main thing is that there is an ever-dwindling audience” Both cities are in Ukraine’s east, where hostility is strong toward the government that took power in February after the ouster of Kremlin-friendly President Viktor Yanukovycha full story »
Qatar - Symonenko stirred nationalist anger when, referring to pro-Russian protesters who seized buildings in eastern Ukraine, he said that nationalists had set a precedent earlier this year by seizing public buildings in protest at the rule of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Lebanon - Kiev also regained control of an administration office in Kharkiv and the security service headquarters of Donetsk, the stronghold of Viktor Yanukovych prior to his ouster as president and flight to Russia. full story »
Apr 08, 2014
Russia - Responding to accusations that Russia was organizing and paying for protests in southeastern Ukraine, Lavrov hinted that the US had been paying for protests against President Viktor Yanukovych earlier this year and accused the US of "shifting the blames" full story »
Guam - Both cities are in Ukraine's east, where hostility is strong toward the new government that took power in February after the ouster of Kremlin-friendly president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United Kingdom - Crisis timeline 21 Nov 2013: President Viktor Yanukovych abandons an EU deal Dec: Pro-EU protesters occupy Kiev city hall and Independence Square 20-21 Feb 2014: At least 88 people killed in Kiev clashes 22 Feb: Mr Yanukovych flees; parliament removes him and calls election 27-28 Feb: Pro-Russian gunmen seize key buildings in Crimea. full story »
United States - Donetsk is the hometown of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, whose pro-Russian government was toppled in a popular revolt in February. full story »
Nigeria - Russia is refusing to recognise the new authorities in Kiev who took power after pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February. full story »
Qatar - Accusing the West of funding radical groups in Ukraine that helped to topple president Viktor Yanukovych, he expressed concern that Russia also faced a threat from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) “serving foreign national interests”. full story »
United Arab Emirates - Moscow has repeatedly accused the new authorities in Kiev and the protesters who toppled pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych of being extremists, nationalists and even “Nazis”. full story »
Apr 07, 2014
Hong Kong - In Donetsk, home base of deposed president Viktor Yanukovych, who has Moscow's support, about 120 pro-Russia activists calling themselves the "Republican People's Soviet of Donetsk" seized the chamber of the regional assembly. full story »
Russia - The takeovers marked the biggest success of pro-Russian activists in a series of protests that have shaken eastern Ukraine since pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in late February and new leaders appointed. full story »
Nigeria - Eastern Ukraine was the heartland of support for Viktor Yanukovych, the president who fled to Russia in February after months of protests. full story »
United Kingdom - Eastern Ukraine was the political heartland of Viktor Yanukovych, the pro-Russian president who fled to Russia in February after months of protests. full story »
Lebanon - Eastern Ukraine was the heartland of support for Viktor Yanukovych, the president who fled to Russia in February after months of protests. full story »
United States - Mainly Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine has seen a sharp rise in tensions since a new pro-European government took charge in Kiev after the overthrow of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Canada - Eastern Ukraine, which has a large population of ethnic Russians, was the base of support for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia in February after months of protests. full story »
United Arab Emirates - And yet, as Ukrainians work to rebuild our country after Viktor Yanukovych’s predatory rule, we are facing a new threat, in the form of a “peace offensive” — that old staple of Soviet diplomacy designed to undermine Western resolve. full story »
Apr 06, 2014
United Kingdom - The unrest comes amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine over the removal of pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych and Russia's annexation of Crimea. full story »
Russia - Protesters in Donetsk, the hometown of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, barricaded themselves inside the administration building and hung a Russian flag from a second-floor balcony. full story »
United States - The protest is the latest challenge to Ukraine's embattled new government, which took power after a revolt that toppled pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Canada - Eastern Ukraine was the heartland of support for Viktor Yanukovych, the president who fled to Russia in February after months of protests. full story »
Apr 04, 2014
Russia - Relations between Kiev and Moscow have soured in recent months, following the ousting of Ukraine's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February and Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula in March. full story »
Barbados - KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s interim authorities today accused fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych of ordering snipers to open fire on protesters and getting help from Russian security agents to battle his own people, but they provided no evidence directly linking him to the bloodbath in Kiev that left more than 100 people dead. full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Hong Kong - Defensive and at times tearful, Ukraine's ousted president conceded that he made a mistake when he invited Russian troops into Crimea, and vowed to try to negotiate with Vladimir Putin to recover the Black Sea peninsula "Crimea is a tragedy, a major tragedy," Viktor Yanukovych said on Wednesday in his first interview since fleeing to Russia in February following months-long protests focused on corruption and his decision to seek closer ties w... full story »
United Kingdom - More than 100 protesters were killed in unrest that started last November when then President Viktor Yanukovych abandoned an association deal with the EU in favour of closer ties with Russia. full story »
Russia - Economic Squeeze Russia has moved to squeeze Ukraine's faltering economy after protesters toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, installing new leaders bent on pursuing closer ties with the EU. full story »
Peru - Valentyn Nalyvaichenko dando detalles sobre el informe del servicio de seguridad que inculpa a Viktor Yanúkovich de usar una red de asesinos para reprimir a la oposición, entre otros cargos (Foto: Reuters) Kiev (AP) full story »
Guam - KIEV, Ukraine - The Ukraine government on Thursday accused ousted President Viktor Yanukovych of using hired killers and kidnappers to terrorize his political opponents with direction from Moscow, as Russia demanded to know what NATO is up to in east Ukraine. full story »
Japan - Ukrainians took to the streets of Kiev when former President Viktor Yanukovych rejected a European political and economic deal with similar conditions, in favor of a $15 billion no-strings-disclosed deal from Russia. full story »
Apr 02, 2014
Russia - The government of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych had dumped the plan after receiving a gas purchases discount from Russia in December. full story »
United Kingdom - Ukraine's deposed President Viktor Yanukovych says Russia's annexation of Crimea is "a tragedy" and he hopes it will become part of Ukraine again. full story »
Lebanon - ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia: Ukraine's ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, said Wednesday that he was "wrong" to invite Russian troops into Crimea, and vowed to try to persuade Russia to return the Black Sea peninsula. full story »
Japan - The Russian discount was part of a financial lifeline that Putin offered Ukraine’s now fugitive president, Viktor Yanukovych, after his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Moscow. full story »
Pakistan - Gazprom pressures Ukraine The crisis is at an especially critical juncture in Kiev as Ukrainian politicians jockey for position ahead of May 25 presidential elections after the fall of president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United States - The move -- effective from 1 April -- ends a discount that was agreed to before Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted after months of street protests. full story »
Qatar - The crisis is at an especially critical juncture in Kiev as Ukrainian politicians jockey for position ahead of May 25 presidential elections after the fall of president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Apr 01, 2014
Cayman Islands - The Russian discount was part of a financial lifeline that Putin offered Ukraine's now fugitive president, Viktor Yanukovych, after his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Moscow. full story »
United Kingdom - Tensions between the Kremlin and the West rose after the overthrow of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, following months of street protests. full story »
Russia - The Kremlin believes that the Ukrainian uprising resulted from ousted President Viktor Yanukovych's weakness, he added, saying they would use the toughest possible methods to crush the opposition. full story »
Hong Kong - The statement underscored Russia’s sensitivity to contacts between Moscow’s former cold war enemy Nato and Ukraine, with whom Russia’s relations have deteriorated since the removal of Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovych as president on February 22. full story »
United Arab Emirates - With Russian financial and political support, for example, Ukraine’s ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, was able to rob his country’s coffers and destroy its army and its bureaucracy. full story »
Canada - The discount was part of a financial lifeline which Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to Ukraine's President, Viktor Yanukovych, after his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Moscow. full story »
Puerto Rico - Un buen ejemplo es Oleksandr Yanukovych, de 40 años, hijo del depuesto presidente Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Mar 31, 2014
Singapore - Moscow and the West are at odds over Russia's annexation of the Crimea region in March, which followed the overthrow of Ukraine's pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych amid a national dispute over whether the former Soviet republic should align with Europe or Russia "In order to send a strong signal of support, consolidate international support efforts and discuss necessary reforms, we suggest to hold a conference on gathering international su... full story »
United Kingdom - Tensions between Russia and the West rose after the overthrow of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, following months of street protests. full story »
Mar 30, 2014
Russia - The new leadership seemed on edge after a far-right radical group that played a central role in the revolt that overthrew president Viktor Yanukovych rallied angrily outside parliament, demanding the dismissal of Arsen Avakov, the interior minister. full story »
Nigeria - But he has stressed Moscow will protect the rights of ethnic Russians and Russian speakers, after pro-EU protests in Kiev led to the ousting of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United Kingdom - But he has stressed Moscow will protect the rights of ethnic Russians and Russian speakers, after pro-EU protests in Kiev led to the ousting of Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Cyprus - Both men described themselves as “Euromaidan activists”, or part of the wave of demonstrations against former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych which marked the beginning of the Crimea crisis. full story »
Taiwan - The West cheered on last month’s coup against corrupt, but elected former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Jordan - Ukraine is now at a crossroads after the fall of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February and the clock is ticking down to May 25 presidential elections which are expected to cement Kiev’s pro-West course. full story »
Mar 29, 2014
United Kingdom - Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who was freed from jail when Viktor Yanukovych was ousted as president last month, has also said she will stand. full story »
Lebanon - Ukraine is now entering a crucial phase in its development after the fall of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February, as the clock ticks down to May 25 presidential elections which are expected to cement Kiev's pro- West course. full story »
United States - Klitschko, one of the most familiar faces of the opposition during the anti-government protests that ousted pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych last month, also told members of his UDAR party that Ukraine should aim to join the European Union fully. full story »
Nigeria - The move followed months of street protests, which led to the overthrow of pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Cyprus - Zbigniew Brzezinski noted 20 years ago “the widespread feeling in Moscow that Ukrainian independence is an abnormality as well as a threat to Russia’s standing as a global power” With last month’s ouster of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Russia evidently concluded that this threat had become existentialt full story »
Mar 28, 2014
Russia - Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the measures to be scrapped include a 1997 agreement on the conditions of the fleet's stay in Crimea, which was extended by 25 years in a 2010 deal by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
United Kingdom - In a separate development, ousted President Viktor Yanukovych has called for a national referendum to determine each region's "status within Ukraine". full story »
Hong Kong - “The time has come to tell the truth, to do difficult and unpopular things” Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukraine, a nation of 46 million, is battling to install a semblance of normalcy since President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February after months of protests ignited by his decision to back away from closer relations with the EU and turn toward Russia. full story »
United States - The sunshine is also warming up debate on the future of the downtown core, which has served since last November as the heart of the protest against the regime of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Mar 27, 2014
Cayman Islands - Ukraine, a nation of 46 million, is battling to install a semblance of normalcy since President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February after months of protests ignited by his decision to back away from closer relations with the EU and turn toward Russia. full story »
United Kingdom - She was released after serving three years in jail on corruption charges, following the ousting of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Russia - Once Viktor Yanukovych was stripped of presidential powers by the Ukrainian parliament on Feb 22, Putin had to move quickly to take advantage of the power vacuumo full story »
Israel - Many Ukrainian Jews and several Ukrainian Jewish leaders supported the revolution that ousted former President Viktor Yanukovych despite the prominent role played in the uprising by leaders of the ultranationalist Svoboda party. full story »
Mar 26, 2014
Jordan - The new Ukrainian authorities announced a radical 50 per cent increase in the price of domestic gas from May 1, meeting an unpopular condition for International Monetary Fund aid which Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovych had refused before he was ousted last month. full story »
Russia - The turmoil in Ukraine surrounding the collapse of the government and ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych has already seen damage done to museums in Kiev, yet so far the transition in goverment in Crimea appears to have remained orderly, with no looting of cultural sites. full story »
Israel - “I want to debunk the myth that Ukraine is anti-Semitic, which is being spread throughout the world,” he said, referencing allegations by Russian President Vladimir Putin that the revolution over former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s perceived pro-Russian policies was being led by “anti-Semites and neo-Nazis” “I’m probably the best candidatee full story »
United States - Russia also insists the government in Kiev is illegitimate because ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, a close ally of Moscow's, was forced out in an armed coup. full story »
United Arab Emirates - She condemned the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych as an "illegal coup and armed takeover". full story »
Mar 25, 2014
Russia - After losing in the 2010 president election to Kremlin ally Viktor Yanukovych she was imprisoned for what many believe to be political reasons. full story »
Singapore - The House of Representatives has already passed a Bill securing $1 billion (S$126 billion) in loan guarantees offered by President Barack Obama's administration after violent anti-government protests in Kiev forced Ukraine's pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych to fleee full story »
Lebanon - Ukraine's new government has struggled to exert authority since last month's overthrow of Russian-supported President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Taiwan - As for former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, removed from the presidential seat last month, perhaps his greatest “contribution” to Russia was not his pro-Russia stance. full story »
Pakistan - The announcement from acting president Oleksandr Turchynov came less than a month after Putin won authorisation to use force in response to the Feb 22 ouster of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych's regime by more nationalist leaders who are seeking a closer alliance with Europe. full story »
Canada - Oleh Lyashko, a lawmaker who supported the protests that ousted Viktor Yanukovych and his government, looks at Russian positions as he visits Ukrainian troops (Osman Karimov/Associated Press) full story »
Mar 24, 2014
United Kingdom - Moscow's annexation of Crimea on 16 March came after protesters overthrew pro-Kremlin President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Russia - Earlier in the day, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev also paid the peninsula a visit, saying that former members of Ukraine's riot police — blamed for killing protesters during the unrest that sparked Viktor Yanukovych's ouster — would be integrated into Russia's police force. full story »
Nicaragua - Las nuevas autoridades ucranianas, que llegaron al poder el pasado 22 de febrero al derrocar al presidente Víktor Yanukóvich, han lanzado una campaña de investigación de varios altos cargos ucranianos, cercanos al entonces máximo mandatario, y que se creen implicados en distintos esquemas de corrupción. full story »
United States - It has clinched an association agreement with the European Union, as currently sought by the pro-Western leaders who came to power in Ukraine after the removal of Moscow-backed President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Thailand - Is there something Thailand can learn from the Euromaidan, the ongoing political demonstration in Ukraine that has ousted President Viktor Yanukovych but is still far from achieving its ideal goal of seeing real democracy? full story »
Mar 23, 2014
Russia - "Putin is acting together with a very small circle, all of them former KGB agents," said a senior German security source, suggesting they were dissatisfied with Putin's handling of the Ukraine crisis and his gamble on President Viktor Yanukovych, who was deposed last month. full story »
United Kingdom - Russia annexed Crimea following a referendum on 16 March, which came after the overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. full story »
Mar 22, 2014
Hong Kong - It's also the support base for Viktor Yanukovych, the Ukrainian president who fled to Russia last month after three months of protests in the capital, Kiev, triggered by his decision not to sign an agreement with the European Union. full story »
Canada - He laid flowers at a makeshift memorial for some of those killed during the overthrow of president Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Singapore - Stavytsky's career blossomed under the presidency of ousted Viktor Yanukovych and was appointed energy minister in December 2012. full story »
United States - It was the decision by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in November to ditch the trade pact in favor of closer ties with Russia that triggered the protests that led to his ouster in February and spiraled into the current crisis. full story »
United Kingdom - Crisis timeline 21 Nov 2013: President Viktor Yanukovych abandons an EU deal Dec: Pro-EU protesters occupy Kiev city hall and Independence Square 20-21 Feb 2014: At least 88 people killed in Kiev clashes 22 Feb: Mr Yanukovych flees; parliament removes him and calls election 27-28 Feb: Pro-Russian gunmen seize key buildings in Crimea. full story »
Mar 21, 2014
United Kingdom - Crisis timeline 21 Nov 2013: President Viktor Yanukovych abandons an EU deal Dec: Pro-EU protesters occupy Kiev city hall and Independence Square 20-21 Feb 2014: At least 88 people killed in Kiev clashes 22 Feb: Mr Yanukovych flees; parliament removes him and calls election 27-28 Feb: Pro-Russian gunmen seize key buildings in Crimea. full story »
Nicaragua - El acuerdo de asociación UE-Ucrania firmado este viernes es el mismo que había renunciado a firmar el presidente ucraniano Viktor Yanukovich en noviembre, optando en cambio por estrechar sus lazos con Rusia. full story »
Russia - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed the agreement on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels, four months after the first protests that erupted in Kiev following then-President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to spurn an EU trade deal. full story »
Japan - So perhaps the simplest answer to this question is that whatever the economic costs, the Russian leadership has become convinced that doing nothing after ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fled Ukraine represented a security threat that could not be ignored. full story »
Hong Kong - Our major concern right now is whether he [President Vladimir Putin] will go beyond Crimea, whether Russia will intervene in the eastern parts Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen Ukraine has responded by seeking protection from Western powers and planning on Friday to sign the political portion of a broad EU Association Agreement whose rejection in November by Ukraine’s pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych sparked the protests that eventually... full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Lebanon - Russian forces effectively took control of Crimea some two weeks ago in the wake of the ouster of Ukraine's pro- Russia president, Viktor Yanukovych, after months of protests and sporadic violence. full story »
Hong Kong - Few could have foreseen that then-Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's rejection of the EU's association agreement last year would lead to massive, months-long demonstrations and ultimately Yanukovych fleeing to Russia. full story »
Brazil - As forças russas tomaram o controle da região separatista da Ucrânia com maioria de russos, a Crimeia, há duas semanas, após uma crise política que derrubou o presidente ucraniano, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Russia - This was clearly an unconstitutional act since President Viktor Yanukovych, although venal, incompetent and corrupt, was just that — a democratically elected president? full story »
Mar 18, 2014
Bolivia - La Casa Blanca apuntó contra 11 personas: siete rusas y cuatro acusadas de colusión con Rusia en Ucrania, entre las cuales están el depuesto presidente Víktor Yanukovich y un consejero, así como dos dirigentes separatistas de Crimea, Serguei Axionov y Volodimir Konstantinov. full story »
Nov 05, 2013
Russia - The issue will turn on whether Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fulfills one vital condition: a full pardon for political prisoner and former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. full story »
Oct 31, 2013
Russia - Raising gas prices at home would be highly unpopular for President Viktor Yanukovych's government, with a presidential election due in early 2015, and the issue remains a stumbling block in the way of any new loan deal with the IMF. full story »
Oct 29, 2013
Russia - But the signatures hinge on the release of ex-Prime Minister Tymoshenko, a fierce opponent of President Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Oct 28, 2013
Russia - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has made good on his campaign promise by signing a decree for the country to switch to an exclusively professional army "There will no longer be a draft," Yanukovych recently declaredi full story »
Oct 27, 2013
Russia - In the summer of 2004, President Vladimir Putin waived this requirement as Moscow's goodwill gesture toward Ukraine to help the campaign of the pro-Russian presidential candidate, Viktor Yanukovych. full story »
Oct 24, 2013
Russia - 11 Tatyana Ivzhenko article headlined "Putin to make proposal to Yanukovych for last time" looks ahead at talks between Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych, to be held in Minskl full story »
Oct 23, 2013
Russia - Russia finds it particularly offensive that Kiev's drift toward Europe is occurring under Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, whom Moscow initially hailed as pro-Russian. full story »
Oct 22, 2013
Afghanistan - On Monday in Kiev, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signaled he was unwilling to pardon her and suggested that a special law should be passed allowing Tymoshenko to be sent to Germany for medical treatment (AP) full story »
Oct 21, 2013
Russia - KIEV — The party of Ukraine's jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko on Monday rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's terms for her release and European envoys said time was running out to solve a row which is threatening agreements with the European Union. full story »
Oct 20, 2013
Russia - European envoys, shuttling between Brussels and Kiev, have asked President Viktor Yanukovych to grant a pardon to his arch-rival to allow her to travel as a free person to Germany to be treated for spinal problems. full story »
Oct 18, 2013
Hong Kong - The comments by Viktor Yanukovych were the strongest indication yet of his willingness to release Tymoshenko within weeks, but they appeared to fall short of what Tymoshenko and the European Union are pushing for. full story »
Oct 17, 2013
United States - (CNN) -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych would sign a law that would allow imprisoned opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko to leave the country for medical treatment if Parliament passes such a measure, he said Thursday. full story »
Oct 15, 2013
Russia - The government does not intend to cut spending but has struggled to honor President Viktor Yanukovych's commitment to improve living standards. full story »
Oct 13, 2013
Russia - KIEV — The European Union on Friday warned Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych that he would have to free former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko to be sure of sealing agreements on association and free trade next month. full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Russia - When Viktor Yanukovych won the presidential election there, Moscow leaders were raising their champagne glasses in jubilation. full story »
Oct 08, 2013
Russia - Now the bad blood between President Viktor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko, his jailed opponent, seems the only real bar to a landmark deal with Europe that offers Ukraine an escape from centuries of Russian influence. full story »
Oct 03, 2013
Russia - "The [EU] Council of Ministers has also mentioned the number of economic benchmarks and my message here was: 'Look, you should not only comply with the political conditions but also with the economic conditions,'" EU commissioner Karel De Gucht said Wednesday after meeting President Viktor Yanukovych and other members of the Kiev leadership. full story »
Sep 26, 2013
China - The 68th session of the UN General Assembly began its annual general debate here Tuesday (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei) Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych speaks at the opening of the General Debate of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept 24, 2013y full story »
Sep 25, 2013
Russia - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych continued to push for his country’s integration into the European Union and increased standing in the United Nations during a visit to New York for the 68th session of the UN General Assembly this week. full story »